How to Disable the Network Access Protection Client Agent

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Disabling the Network Access Protection client agent in Configuration Manager 2007 has the following results:

  • Network Access Protection is disabled for the site, which means that status information will no longer be current on the Network Access Protection home page and Configuration Manager 2007 automatic remediation will cease to function as soon as NAP-capable clients download their latest machine policy.

  • The Policies node will no longer be available to view, create, delete, or modify Configuration Manager NAP policies.

  • The Network Access Protection home page will continue to show the existing data until it is aged out.

To disable the Network Access Protection client agent

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / <site code> – <site name>/ Site Settings / Client Agents.

  2. Right-click Network Access Protection Client Agent, and then click Properties.

  3. On the General tab, deselect the option Enable Network Protection on clients.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Click the Network Access Protection node, and press F5 to refresh the display.

See Also

Tasks

How to Delete a Configuration Manager NAP Policy to Stop NAP Evaluation in Network Access Protection
How to Remove the System Health Validator Point

Concepts

About Latency in the Configuration Manager Console
About Enabling and Disabling Network Access Protection
About the NAP Client Status in Network Access Protection

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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